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NORFOLK, NE – The funeral service for 38-year-old Jeffery Scholl of Norfolk, who died when floodwaters collapsed a bridge over the Elkhorn River, has been set for Tuesday, June 22, at 10:30 a.m. at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Petersburg. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery.

Railroad worker, Jeffrey Scholl, 38, was killed after bridge collapsed over Elkorn River in NE

Scholl was among three Nebraska Central Railroad workers checking on the railroad bridge in Norfolk last Tuesday when it collapsed, throwing them into the fast-moving current. Two of the workers were pulled out of the river alive. The body of 38-year-old railroad worker Jeff Scholl was found late Thursday or early Friday near the bridge that collapsed into the Elkhorn River. ... Read More

UPDATE 8:35 a.m. June 18, 2010 – Since this story was originally published, the submerged body of missing Nebraska Central Railroad worker, Jeff Scholl, has been located. Retrieval efforts will be carried out on Friday. Ref: Norfolk Daily News

NORFOLK, NE – A Nebraska Central Railroad worker went missing after a bridge collapsed over the Elkhorn River in southwest Norfolk, Nebraska. The incident occurred in the afternoon around 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 15, 2010, while three railroad employees were inspecting the bridge for damage after the recent floodwaters in the area.

Site of collapsed bridge over the Elkhorn River in Norfolk, Nebraska where three railroad workers were inspecting the bridge.

Norfolk is in Madison County, Nebraska in the northeastern part of the state about 110 miles northwest of Omaha. ... Read More

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